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Taking no chances, Congress begins organisational rejig across Delhi
The party is going down to the grassroots to resurrect its moribund organisation. It has kicked off a massive overhaul, appointing one block president and two mandal presidents in each block. Every assembly constituency has at least three blocks, making it at a nine-member team in every assembly segment across 70 constituencies.

Akhilesh heads to MP for campaigning; SP hopeful of alliance with Congress
Sources said the issue of SP wanting to contest the MP polls was raised at the last coordination committee meeting of the INDIA bloc in Delhi where it was agreed upon that as much as possible, the alliance should continue in assembly elections, too.

Quota a rakhi gift: Modi to Gujarat BJP women wing
Modi, who reached Ahmedabad on a two-day visit to Gujarat, said that his work for women empowerment had started from Gujarat itself where he had launched projects like Kenya Kelvani for women education, Samras Panchayat where additional money was promised to those panchayats where all elected members were women.

Sugar mill controlled by BJP leader Pankaja Munde receives GST notice, she alleges discrimination by govt
The numbers mentioned in the notice are only of interest (on original dues) and there has been no wrongdoing, Munde claimed. "Eight to nine sugar factories (including hers) had approached the Centre but barring my sugar factory, others got financial aid. Had we received financial assistance, this situation would not have arisen," she said.

Women's reservation bill is no gift from anyone: Chidambaram's swipe at PM
In Ahmedabad, Modi said those who had kept the bill to reserve seats for women in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies "hanging" for 10 years finally voted for it due to the fear of women's power. "You sent me 'rakhis' on Rakshabandhan, women's reservation is a gift from your brother," the prime minister said.

Rahul Gandhi's plea against defamation complaint raises legal issues, says HC; seeks Advocate General's opinion
After Gandhi challenged the lower court's summons, the high court, in November 2021, directed the magistrate to defer the hearing. Since then, the hearing on Gandhi's petition before the high court has been adjourned from time to time and the interim relief granted to him (deferment of proceedings before the magistrate) was also extended.

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Rising Chinese Naval Presence In Indian Ocean Matter Of Concern: S Jaishankar
The EAM S Jaishankar said that New Delhi is watching the Chinese movements in the Indian Ocean “very carefully” for any security implications.
Manipur Students` Killing: CBI Team To Reach Imphal Today; Internet Suspended
The Manipur government has reimposed the ban on internet services for the next five days in the wake of fresh violence in the state.
DNA Exclusive: Exposing Delhi`s Illegal Dummy Schools And How They Cheat The System
In today's DNA, we will expose the Dummy Schools network operating in Delhi and explain how they tarnish the sacred profession of education. 
MotoGP In Greater Noida Saw 1 Lakh Spectators, Generated Rs 930 Crore Business: UP Govt
India's first ever MotoGP event attracted more than one lakh people from India and abroad, who witnessed the thrilling races at the Buddh International Circuit. 
BJP Chief JP Nadda Evacuated From Ganesh Pandal In Pune After Fire Breaks Out - Watch
A pandal dedicated to Lord Ganesh caught fire on Tuesday evening in Pune, where BJP president J P Nadda was worshipping along with the Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrashekhar Bawankule.
BJP Leader Shahnawaz Hussain Survives Heart Attack, Undergoes Surgery In Mumbai
Former Union minister and BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain had a heart attack and was rushed to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday. 
Manipur: 45 Hurt As Police Clash With Student Protestors Over Youth Killings, Schools Closed Till Friday
The police used force and tear gas to disperse a crowd of students who were protesting in Imphal Valley, Manipur, on Tuesday. The students were outraged by the killing of two young men who had gone missing in July.
`Won`t Tolerate Terrorism For Political Gains...` EAM S Jaishankar At UNGA
India's External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar spoke at the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and emphasized on India's contribution to the global agenda and its voice for the developing world.
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This film's realistic depiction of Partition almost led to riots in theatres, flopped badly, shattered director quit...
Dharmputra by Yash Chopra was an ambitious political film that suffered due to its realistic depiction of some tragic events.

Manipur violence: CBI team to reach Imphal today amid students' death
Photos of the bodies of the two students, who have been missing since July, went viral on social media on Monday.

Indian legend Leander Paes nominated to International Tennis Hall of Fame, first Asian man in player category
50-year-old Paes is one of the six nominees announced for the Class of 2024. He will be competing with Cara Black, Ana Ivanovic, Carlos Moya, Daniel Nestor and Flavia Pennetta in the Player Category.

Byju's layoffs: EdTech firm to slash around 5000 positions under major restructuring led by new CEO Arjun Mohan
The report states that the reorganization initiative is being carried out under the direction of the new CEO, Arjun Mohan.

Bank holidays in October 2023: Banks to remain closed for 12 days, check state-wise list here
Banks are to remain closed for 12 days in October 2023 on multiple occasions such as Gandhi Jayanti, Dusshera and more.

Meet IAS officer who cracked UPSC without any coaching, with full time job, secured AIR...
This IAS officer cracked the UPSC exam without any coaching while working and secured top rank. Know her inspiring story.

Who was Ratan Tata's father Naval Tata, adopted into Rs 12 lakh crore family; all about his life with Simone Tata
Naval Tata was adopted into the Tata family and fathered three children - Ratan Tata, Noel Tata and Jimmy Tata - all of whom are crucial parts of the Tata Group.

Shefali Shah, Jim Sarbh, Vir Das bag nominations at International Emmy Awards 2023
The nominations for International Emmys Awards are out and Indian actors Jim Sarbh, Shefali Shah and Vir Das have been nominated in their respective categories.

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Bullion Cues: Gold looks mixed and unclear
Silver can see a short-term rise within its range

Sovereign Gold Bonds 2023-24 Series II: Should you subscribe?
The issue price is ?5,873 post online discount; open between September 11 and 15

Bullion Cues: Resistance holds firm
Gold and silver price could dip

Deccan Gold Mines receives ?34.20 crore additional funding for expansion
Deccan Gold Mines obtains Rs 34.20 crore in funding from Ardent Steel to support business operations. The funds will also be directed towards equity investment in Geomysore Services (India).

Seeing a decent future for gold, says World Gold Council chief David Tait
Tait wants young India to look at having 5-10 per cent of their portfolio invested in gold

Bullion Cues: Precious metals can drift lower
Gold and silver appear bearish

Gold demand down 7% in June quarter as domestic prices soar
Demand for gold jewellery declined by 8 per cent to 129 tonnes (140 tonnes) as buyers postponed their purchases, hoping for prices to fall

Households in Covid-19 vulnerable districts bought more gold during pandemic: IIMA study
The shift towards gold was accompanied by a reduction in other financial assets and cash holdings during Covid-19

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Reuben brothers 2nd-richest in UK, Hindujas 3rd
Mumbai-born brothers David and Simon Reuben held on to their rank as the second-richest in the UK with an estimated net worth of £21.465 billion in the annual Sunday Times Rich List, topped by Russian-origin UK-US dual national Sir Leonard Blavatnik with an estimated fortune of £23 billion.

Joe Biden names Indian-American Rohit Chopra to helm consumer finance body
US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named Indian-American Rohit Chopra as the head of a federal agency tasked with protecting the interests of consumers financials.

Hindu-American community donates over 1.3 lakh kg food to needy during Diwali
The food drive, a collective effort of cultural and religious communities, yoga institutions, and numerous other organisations rooted in the Dharmic value, has been recognised by many states, cities and local governments, a community release issued said.

Eminent Indian-American physician Ajay Lodha passes away due to COVID-19 complications
Lodha, former president of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), battled COVID for the last eight months at Cleveland Clinic and breathed his last on November 21. He was 58.

Four Indian-Americans among 32 students chosen as Rhodes Scholars from US
American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust Elliot Gerson announced the names of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the US on Sunday. The four Indian-American students include Swathi R Srinivasan, Vijayasundaram Ramasamy, Garima P Desai and Savarni Sanka.

Jill Biden's policy director, Mala Adiga, has roots in Udupi
She belongs to the family of K Suryanarayana Adiga, founder of the erstwhile undivided Dakshina Kannada districts private sector Karnataka Bank Limited, and Aravind Adiga, who won theMan Booker prize in 2008.

Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Mala Adiga as policy director of incoming First Lady
Adiga was a senior adviser to Jill and senior policy adviser for Biden's 2020 campaign. She previously worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.

Indian-American uses Bollywood music to spread message of Biden and Harris during US polls
Slogans like- "America Ka Neta Kaisa Ho Joe Biden Jaisa Ho", "Trump Hatao America Bachao", "Biden-Harris ko Jitao, America ko aage badao" and "Jaago America Jaago- Biden Harris ko Vote do"- were also released in 14 Indian languages.

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‘High level of military tension’ with China over last three years: EAM Jaishankar
One of the pleasures of dealing with China is that they never quite tell you why they do things, he added

NHRC issues notice to Bihar Government over case of torture of Dalit woman
She was assaulted and stripped and urinated upon by the accused from a dominant caste

Insecurity and anxiety among incumbent and ex-legislators cause rumblings in JD(S) after its alliance with BJP
Anxiety has gripped several former legislators, who lost to the BJP opponents in the recently held Assembly polls, over their prospects

U.P. ATS arrests former contractual Army employee on espionage charges
The man has been identified as Shailesh Kumar alias Shailesh Singh Chauhan

Trinamool Congress braces for Delhi Protest seeking release of pending dues from Centre
TMC has alleged that Centre withheld funds under MGNREGS and PMAY-G citing violations of the laid down guidelines

Told Canada it is not government policy: Jaishankar on Nijjar killing
Canada had a “very permissive” environment as far as secessionist activity was concerned, Jaishankar said

Students’ team visits World Bank, interacts with officials
The Andhra Pradesh officials explained to the World Bank official team the various programmes launched by the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy government

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In Manipur, Efforts On To Bring Back "Sense Of Normalcy": S Jaishankar
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said efforts are on in Manipur by the state and the central governments to find a way by which a sense of normalcy returns and there is adequate...
"Without Mincing Any Word...": Congress Seeks Act Against Pro-Khalistani
West Bengal Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday slammed the Khalistani supporters of Canada and urged the Indian government to take all necessary measures against those anti-India...
India, US Discuss Opportunities To Further Strengthen Interoperability
Underscoring the transformative momentum in the India-US relationship, officials of the two nations held discussions on opportunities to further strengthen interoperability and logistics cooperation.
Canada Parliament Speaker Resigns Amid Row Over Praising Nazi Veteran
The speaker of Canada's parliament resigned on Tuesday, days after publicly celebrating a Ukrainian veteran who fought for the Nazis during World War II.
Virat Kohli Recreates His Childhood Pose For Ad Shoot, Picture Goes Viral
A childhood pose of Virat Kohli has gone viral after the batter recreated it for an advertisement shoot.
Babar Azam Breaks Silence On Rumours Of Rift In Pakistan Dressing Room
Babar Azam gave the statement in Pakistan's pre-departure media conference. The team is set to travel to India for Criket World Cup 2023.
Asian Games 2023 Live: Shooters Eye More Medals, Manu Bhaker In Action
Asian Games 2023, September 27 Live Updates: Indian athletes look to add to their medals tally in wushu, sailing and other sports.
"Organised Crime, Violence, Extremism...": S Jaishankar Hits Back At Canada
Amid ongoing India-Canada row, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar highlighted the "organised crime, related to secessionist forces, violence and extremism" in Canada, raising concerns over them...
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'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'

Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.

How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.

This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.

Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'

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